Basil Cuttings Spent A Week In Water, And Now, They Get Ready To Yield A Harvest Of Delicious Greens

Date May 24, 2018

Basil has many super useful properties for one's health. It is full of antioxidants; it may help your body to stay cancer free; it makes your food tasty! So, why not grow it indoors? And here is how. 

Turn your basil cuttings into harvest plants: 

Let’s get to the root 

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Basil cuttings have the ability to regenerate the crucial part of the plant - the roots. How do we stimulate this process? Well, let’s just pour some lukewarm water into a jar or a glass and stick our cuttings in it. Leave them there for a few days. It is possible that not all of them would grow roots, but we need the ones that do. 

Get busy planting

Now, just get some pots full of soil and start the planting process. Which soil is the best? Use some compost and make sure the pH is neutral. How much light do these plants need? About 6 hours daily, which is not too bad. 

Enjoy spicing up your meals with this awesome container grown green.